I have had the folowing test xray ,ekg,blood work,stress test all normal . I am still having sudden racing heart and waking at night with racing heart beat . This just started about a month ago . There is no heart problems in my family
I have never had a problem with my heart this is the first. The first time it happen I had a sharp pain in my chest it woke me up in bed . I went to doctor I had shoveled snow that day my doc thought perhaps a pulled muscle
caused it . The pain has ended but the fast heart rate is still happening. That is why I have had the other test .
I have just started new medication also about a two months ago. I am thinking could this be the medication causing
this ? Or should I try a heart monitor ?
What new med did you start? Do you drink caffiene or alcohol before bed? I would think a holter moniter would be good to see exactly what your heart is doing at night. I know mitral valve prolapse can cause that. Have you had an ECHO? I have tachycardia that comes on suddenly, but it is from my cardiomyopathy and arrthyhmias. I think is warrents further follow up. Debi
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